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December 1, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Cloud Computing Security Tools: Choosing the Right Solutions

No matter where you host your data, there are always risks. The public cloud is no exception. While providers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google offer security features, ultimately, cloud security is your responsibility. Where do you start? This article explains the key elements of a strong...
December 1, 2020 | Mike Tierney

Common Cloud Computing Security Issues and How to Mitigate Them

Securing your cloud environment effectively is no easy task. What cloud security issues should you be prepared for? What are the most serious security risks? Which best practices are most effective at keeping your data safe? In this article, we will explore the two primary cloud models and the...
September 22, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Hybrid Cloud Security

Hybrid cloud is an increasingly popular infrastructure option for companies in industries from game development to finance. But what is it, and what are the most effective hybrid cloud security practices for protecting your sensitive and regulated data? Handpicked related content: [Best...
September 14, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Cloud Challenges by the Numbers: Adoption and Configuration

The year 2020 has shown us that cloud computing is among the most powerful capabilities humanity has, enabling people around the globe continue their everyday business and education uninterrupted. We continue gathering the most interesting findings from industry research. If you’re interested in...
September 17, 2020 | Jeff Melnick

Top 6 Security Threats in Cloud Computing and How to Mitigate Them

In this digital era, more companies are encouraging or requiring employees to work from home. In addition to allowing employees to access the corporate network using their own devices, they are also turning to cloud computing, which is cost-effective and scales easily. However, not all of these...
August 21, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Cloud Storage Security: Common Issues, Best Practices and Software Solutions

Cloud storage has become mainstream. It is one of the fastest-growing segments of IT spending and an indispensable tool for many modern businesses. However, not enough is being done to secure data residing in the cloud. According to Gartner, 90% of organizations that fail to control public cloud...
October 2, 2020 | Mike Tierney

Data Security in Cloud Computing: Key Components

Businesses of all sizes are moving to the cloud to take advantage of the greater data availability, significant cost savings and data redundancy that cloud computing provides compared to a traditional data center-based physical infrastructure. Moving to the cloud can also reduce shadow IT and get...
August 13, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

2020 State of the Cloud Statistics

Cloud Usage The cloud had become mainstream during the last couple of years, but the year of 2020 has pushed companies to adapt to remote working, which immediately led to a rapid adoption of cloud services. Research indicates that overall use of cloud services across industries has already...
April 17, 2020 | Matt Middleton-Leal

How Can You Ensure Data Security when Everyone Goes Remote?

Companies around the globe are encouraging their employees to work remotely to deal with the risks that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to everyone, and in some regions, employees have already been forced to transition to their home offices by local authorities. In this time of sudden and unprecedented...
September 2, 2020 | Ryan Brooks

Time to Shift from Threat-Centric Security towards Data-Centric Security

In today's assume-breach era, constantly chasing the latest threat isn't a viable strategy for data protection. Data threats will continue to grow in frequency and scale. Last year, 60% of companies experienced a ransomware attack, and analysts predict that this threat vector will continue grow...
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